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(Jackson County, Florida)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Grant Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Grant Cemetery...

The Grant Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Marianna.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Grant Cemetery

Lat:   30.7105°   (30° 42' 37")

Lon:   -85.1916°   (-85° 11' 29")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Grant Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Grant Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Grant Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Grant Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jackson County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Grant Cemetery.

Altha   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grant Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Blountstown   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grant Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Bristol   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grant Cemetery
 - Located in Liberty County
 
Chattahoochee   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Grant Cemetery
 - Located in Gadsden County
 
Chipley   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grant Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Fountain   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grant Cemetery
 - Located in Bay County
 
Graceville   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Marianna   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grant Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Grant Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Braxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Dyke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Elder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Lipford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Little Rocky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Maddox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Orange Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Pelt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Pinecrest Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Pledger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Poplar Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grant Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Riverside Cemetery (FAG ID #72519)
 
Roulhac Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grant Cemetery
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grant Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Grant Cemetery.

Alford   [Map]Chattahoochee   [Map]Jacob City   [Map]
Altha   [Map]Clarksville   [Map]Malone   [Map]
Bascom   [Map]Cottondale   [Map]Marianna   [Map]
Blountstown   [Map]Cypress   [Map]Parramore   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Grand Ridge   [Map]Sneads   [Map]
Campbellton   [Map]Greenwood   [Map]Steele City   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Grant Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Florida:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Dale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gadsden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gulf County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holmes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Liberty County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grady County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Florida:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Florida,     of Jackson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Florida
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Florida
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Florida,     of Jackson County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Florida

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Grant Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Grant Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #283281   (Name of Record: Grant Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 30.7104714     Lon: -85.1915938   [Map]
Elev: 26         Map Name: Oakdale

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksoncounty-fl.com/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7105, Longitude: -85.1916     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Grant Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Grant Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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